Tag Archives: jeeps

The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 25 – Camp Evans, Vietnam, 1971

Filmed around Camp Evans, Vietnam, this footage captures local women filling sandbags, and soldiers in motion – in gun trucks, jeeps, helicopters, and on foot. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military in Vietnam in the early 1970s. The films document […]

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The Ramon Galindo Collection, no. 19 – Aqua Fest Parade, 1964

This film from the Ramon Galindo collection captures Austin’s 1964 Aqua Fest celebrations. In addition to the high school marching bands, locally sponsored floats and beauty queens, the parade up Congress Avenue features a show of U.S. military might – including troops, jeeps and floats carrying missiles and warheads. Later at the water ski demonstration, […]

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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 21 – Visit to Bao Sanh Orphanage, Vietnam, 1971

Shot in Vietnam in 1971, this film captures a trip to the Bao Sanh Orphanage, with images of children and soldiers standing outside and a view of the road from a moving vehicle. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military in […]

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A. M. Harper, Cloud-Land Elk

In his film Cloud-Land Elk, A.M. Harper elaborated on the standard home movie format by including intertitles and credits along with documentation of a hunting trip in the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado.

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The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 9 – Long Binh Post Exchange

Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage of the Long Binh Post Exchange captures custom painted jeeps in the parking lot and people carrying out their business, including African-American soldiers greeting each other with a special handshake, called a dap.

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